Spanish or Italian
19th century (?)
Object Place: Spain or Italy
165 x 306 cm (64 15/16 x 120 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Cope with hood. Large front sections on either side of the hood with stylized arabesque vines in metallic yarns and lush naturalistic blossoms and leaves in polychrome silk chenille yarns on a white ribbed silk ground. Hood and body of cope; unpatterened green wool (?) cut velvet. Galloon borders; metallic “IB/VR” appear in the corners of the front sections. Slightly worn.
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection